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Confirmatory Evidences of "Mormonism": Writing on Metal Plates in the Old World

TitleConfirmatory Evidences of "Mormonism": Writing on Metal Plates in the Old World
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1934
AuthorsHarris, Jr., Franklin S.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Volume96
Issue Number4
Pagination57–59
Date Published25 January 1934
KeywordsAncient Near East; Brass Plates; External Evidence; Golden Plates; Metal Plates; Recordkeeping
Abstract

The Book of Mormon records that Lehi’s colony took brass plates upon which were recorded the record of the Jews and the genealogy of their forefathers. The British Museum has metal plates that are engraved with records of several different cultures.